TNT Gains 'Leverage'
The series stars
Devlin ("Independence Day," TNT's "The Librarian") directed the pilot and executive producing the show. John Rogers ("Transformers," "The Core") and Chris Downey ("The King of Queens") wrote the pilot; Rogers is also an exec producer.
"'Leverage' is great entertainment. It's fast-paced, smart and just great fun, says
Hutton plays Nate Ford, an insurance investigator with a sterling record of recovering stolen goods for his employer. When his firm denies health-insurance claims for his dying son, however, Hutton turns his back on the corporate world and goes freelance, working first for an aeronautics executive to recover stolen airplane designs.
The series also stars Beth Riesgraf ("Alvin and the Chipmunks"), Christian Kane ("Angel," "Close to Home"), Aldis Hodge (